CPS-ECP Making Waves

CPS Makes Waves

June 5, 2016

CPS-ECP Squadrons, members and staff have been working hard to promote CPS-ECP and boating safety this spring. Here are a few of the headlines from across the country.

St. Lawrence District
Federal Transport Minister, Marc Garneau meets with James Hay, Alfred Weipert, Norm Pearl and Rick Cuciurean from the St. Lawrence District. Read more here.

Burnaby Power and Sail Squadron
On May 19th Burnaby Power and Sail Squadron was featured on Breakfast Television Vancouver! Watch Boating 101 with Commander, Mike Matich here.

National Office
In support of Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons staff wore their life jackets to work. Details here.


Neptunus 650F Review

Neptunus 650F 400

By Andy Adams

Over the years Canadian Yachting has had the pleasure of doing several boat review articles on new Neptunus models and we are familiar with the qualities that Neptunus is famous for. They have all been exceptional yachts, but this is the one I would most want to own myself. It’s a personal choice and a matter of taste as to whether you would prefer to have a sedan express model or a flybridge but in my opinion, the flybridge layout offers some wonderful attributes.

We met with Neptunus Managing Director Jan Willem De Jong this past fall to take the new Neptunus 650F out in Lake Ontario. 

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The Other Virgin Islands

Sunset off St John

By Mark Stevens

I was first seduced by the United States Virgin Islands during a ferry ride from St. Thomas to Tortola to begin one of our earliest British Virgin Islands charters nearly twenty years ago.

A perfect sunset off St. John with St. Thomas views for backdrop.

Clearing Pillsbury Sound, surrounded by voluptuous emerald mountains as the ferry sliced through royal blue waters, I was struck by the unspoiled ambiance of St. John, the island gliding past our starboard beam and the irresistible charm of a village called Cruz Bay visible from our quarter stern.

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